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Can You Use Credit Unions from Anywhere?

Time and again we hear people ask “Can you use credit unions from anywhere?” You probably hear about banks being everywhere and assume that since credit unions aren’t “big banks,” you have limited access to your funds. We’re here to tell you that that’s simply not true. Most of this comes from the widespread issue of people relaying misinformation about …

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19 Real Haunted Places in Louisiana Sure to Scare You

Voodoo queens, headless ghosts, war heroes and singing spirits occupy buildings across the state of Louisiana. Forget those “spooky” haunted houses that rely on jump scares from people in rubber masks. Make your way to one of these real haunted places in Louisiana for a real fright. Bentley Hotel in Alexandria, Louisiana The Bentley Hotel is a classic hotel located …

Soileau's Dinner Club - Opelousas, Louisiana

Spotlight On: Soileau’s in Opelousas, Louisiana

Fried chicken is as southern as sweet tea and gumbo, but the down-home comfort food has made its way onto restaurant menus across the country. This classic southern favorite is a popular dish at a small, local restaurant in Opelousas, Louisiana, called Soileau’s Dinner Club. Soileau’s is well-known in Opelousas due to their long standing in the city. Although Soileau’s …

Where to Get the Best Burgers in Louisiana

Where to Get the Best Burgers in Louisiana

Who doesn’t love a good hamburger? When you’re craving one, finally getting an awesome, juicy local burger can make a bad day good and a good day even better! We thought we’d spotlight some hidden gems around Louisiana that can cook up the best burger. Yeah, we can hear your tummy growling from here. We’re not judging. We chose a …

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How Much Does a Destination Wedding Cost?

The first thing that comes to mind when people hear “destination wedding” is usually the word “expensive.” You see pictures online of the beautiful beaches, rolling hills or grand castles and think about how much money you’d have to pay just to have that wedding at your dream destination. But just how much does a destination wedding cost? The truth …

Life at Pelican | Getting Married

It’s true what they say—the Pelican State Credit Union culture reminds everyone of one big, happy family. When someone’s life changes at Pelican, everyone in the company becomes a part of it. I recently got married, and I couldn’t imagine any other company treating my marriage the same way my Pelican family did. Every summer, I take at least one …